A Way For Avril

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A Way For Avril

Avril is old and getting infirm. her daughter is set up in life but wants to help her mother who has a few years left. She has her own problems but they are not inmsurmountable.


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bluedragon

I have had people/friends in the past ask how I get my ideas, and to be honest, I don't really know. I used to do creative writing classes where you had to write someting new, on a given sub ject every week. That is the on ly reason I can give and although the classes and the groups stopped a few years ago, I suppose the regime still holds for me. There were afew years where I did not have a computer so no writing, but n ow I... Show more

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felixthecat

Charming story, Evelyn. A little British slice-of-life, if I may say so, that looks sharply into the familial relationships.
I identified very much with Avril; her desire to have her life remain comfortable in the setting she was so familiar with. The way you opened with her reading the dragon book, and then ending the story as you did, tying beginning and end together, was exceptionally nice.
I really wanted to see Avril fly... Show more

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